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Valhalla Rising (2010) Movie Information

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Nicolas Winding Refn


Mads Mikkelsen
Gary Lewis
Ewan Stewart
Jamie Sives
Callum Mitchell
Douglas Russell





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One Eye is a mute warrior with inhuman strength, held captive by a Norse tribe and forced to fight until a slave named Are sets him free. After slaying his captors, the two find themselves on a Viking vessel that soon becomes entangled in fog - when the fog lifts revealing an unknown land - a dangerous land - where One Eye may finally learn his true purpose. -- Chris Kavan

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Matthew Brady 09/10/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Boring movie with forgettable scenes.

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Chris Kavan 11/16/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Not a lot of talking here - just violence and a journey to... somewhere - look, the plot here isn't the issue - watch for the grit and scenery. It's something different - I can't say "good" per se, but offers something beyond a typical film.

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05/07/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)


Nicolas Winding Refn liebt Midnight Movies und sein Valhalla Rising ist einer dieser Arthaus Filme, die ganz bewusst die Nähe zum Grindhouse suchen. Refn selbst sieht die Geschichte des einäugigen Kriegers, verkörpert von Mads Mikkelsen, als Midnight Movie der frühen 70er. Mikkelsens Wikinger wird von seinen Feinden in Gefangenschaft gefoltert, wie ein Tier gehalten. Als ihm die Flucht gelingt, entwickelt er übermenschlichen Kräfte, um sie alle zu töten. Einauge (und so heisst er tatsächlich) spricht nicht einen Satz und auch von seinen Feinden hören wir höchstens mal einen Todesschrei. Schweigend spritzt das Blut in der gruseligen Hügellandschaft Schottlands, welche die Wikingerwelt vor 1000 Jahren darstellt. Nach dem Abspann des Epos, hätte ich Refn am liebsten dafür gedankt, wie er gän...


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01/27/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Valhalla Rising" by Yojimbo

An escaped warrior slave and a group of religious zealots seeking the holy land find themselves in unfamiliar territory when their ship loses its way in fog. Director Nicolas Winding Refn, responsible for the decent if somewhat cold and uninvolving Pusher trilogy, here enters Viking territory in this tale of strangers in a strange land. As an indicator of just how pretentious this film is, lead actor Mads Mikkelsen does not utter one syllable during the entire length of the film, Refn instead telling the "story" through endless shots of desolate landscapes shot through high contrast filters, men with beards staring into the distance and occasionally mud wrestling. Apart from the brief spurts of savage violence, absolutely nothing happens in this film. A few extras from Braveheart wander a...

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